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Liverpool win Champions League after Salah and Origi sink Tottenham
Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe’s biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Saturday’s all-English Champions League final, earning sweet redemption after agonizingly missing out on the Premier League title.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins in a landslide victory
The mood was upbeat at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, with party workers setting off firecrackers and cheering as TV channels reported the margin of victory.
Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.
At least 100 people killed in a series of bomb attacks in Sri Lanka
The blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed about100 people and wounded more than 400, a hospital director and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
Flash floods kill at least 58 in Indonesia's Papua province
Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities said on Sunday.
Forty killed, more than 20 injured in NZ mosque shootings [Update]
Forty people were killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
Ethiopian Airlines says flight has crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members
An Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, a spokesman for the airline told Reuters.
Thailand court bans party that nominated princess for PM
Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the dissolution of an opposition party for nominating the king’s sister as its candidate for prime minister in a March 24 election.
India says it carried out air strike on 'terror camps' inside Pakistan
Indian jets crossed into Pakistani territory on Tuesday, conducting what one minister said was an air strike on “terror camps”, dramatically escalating tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours who have fought three wars against each other.
'Green Book' steals best picture Oscar, Colman and Malik are best actors
Road trip movie "Green Book" won best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, while Mexico's Alfonso Cuaron was chosen as best director for his sentimental film "Roma."
Bootleg liquor kills at least 41 on Indian tea plantation as dozens fall ill
At least 41 Indian tea plantation workers have died from drinking toxic bootleg liquor after receiving their weekly wages, and 20 are critically ill in hospital, a government minister said on Friday.
Venezuela's Maduro starts shutting borders to block humanitarian aid
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro threatened to close the border with Colombia on Thursday as opposition leader Juan Guaido and some 80 lawmakers ran a gauntlet of roadblocks trying to get to the frontier to receive humanitarian aid.
Bangladesh building fire kills at least 70, toll could climb
A fast-moving fire killed at least 78 when it swept through a historic district of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka.
Drug lord, escape artist 'El Chapo' convicted by U.S. jury
The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colourful, decades-long career.
Ten soccer players killed as fire sweeps through Flamengo lodging in Rio
Fire swept through an unlicensed lodging at the training center of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo on Friday, killing 10 members of the club’s youth team and injuring three more, one of them seriously, firefighters and news reports said.